Problems Of Educational Readjustment

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byDavid Snedden

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... PROBLEMS OF EDUCATIONAL READJUSTMENT THE NEW EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL READJUSTMENT Is there a new education? There certainly is a new education in the same sense that there is a new industrial order, a new practice of medicine, a new philanthropy. The new education, as yet but partially evolved, owes its origins, on the one hand, to the development of scientific knowledge, and on the other, to the spread of democratic ideals. Science has revolutionized agriculture, commerce, communication, and warfare; and it is now bringing in a new education. Strivings towards democracy, expressed in the newer social economy, have transformed government, religion, and social organization; the new education is in part the product of the same influences. What we call, for convenience, the new education is at present an exceedingly composite affair. In large part it is a matter of new ideals rather than of new practice. The breakdown of faith in older customs and doctrines is always accompanied by a boundless disposition to launch new experiments and to form new parties or cults. While in some slight measure the new education may already have influenced social evolution, it is primarily the demands of contemporary civilization which are forcing readjustments in education. This new civilization is compelling education to define anew its purposes, to extend the range of its activities, and to improve upon its ancient methods. In education, as in many other forms pi institutional life, the present is a period of acute transition. Education has hitherto rested upon a foundation of custom; it must hereafter rest upon a basis of scientific knowledge. Its aims and practices have been in large measure the slowly derived products of the method of "trial and success." A civilizatio...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... PROBLEMS OF EDUCATIONAL READJUSTMENT THE NEW EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL READJUSTMENT Is there a new education? There certainly ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217743900

ISBN - 13:9780217743907

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